Early Tuesday Morning Drug Bust In Fairbury

FAIRBURY –  On Tuesday morning around 6:00 A.M. Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Officers of the Fairbury Police Department executed a search warrant on the residence located at 515 W 8th St.  in Fairbury.

During the search, officers found items of drug paraphernalia, as well as illegal narcotics suspected to be Methamphetamine.   The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department then took Douglas Beu age 49 of Fairbury into custody.   Beu is charged with alleged possession of a Controlled Substance and Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

Another person identified as Kristin D VanWesten is being sought in connection with this incident.  The matter remains under investigation and additional charges may be filed.

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